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Zoe Smith, in article for World News Views questions whether philanthropists should be focusing on getting ‘bang for their bucks’.

In ‘...

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Impetus Trust is one of three organisations awarded a £17.5m contract to extend the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP), Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter announced on 4th April. The...

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Impetus Trust and the Private Equity Foundation (PEF) announced their intention to merge, and form Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation on January 28th. They hope to complete the merger...

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A venture philanthropy programme, worth £1.4m, which targets investment at social enterprises, was launched November 8th in Yorkshire.

The Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Programme, set up by Community Foundations in Leeds, Calderdale...

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The Private Equity Foundation’s (PEF) latest impact report is a testament to the success of venture philanthropy as a model that can make a huge difference to society.
News (International, UK)

A practical guide aimed at individuals and private equity firms interested in getting involved in venture philanthropy has been published by The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA).  

News (UK)

UK venture philanthropy pioneer Impetus Trust is to invest £400,000 in Blue Sky social enterprise which runs schemes to reduce prisoner reoffending rates, estimated to cost...

News (UK)

Venture philanthropy pioneer Impetus Trust this week announced that it is investing £50,000 in FRC Group, a social enterprise that tackles...

News (International, UK)

Two new charitable investments by the Private Equity Foundation (PEF) have taken the venture philanthropy fund’s total investment in Germany to €400,000 (£365,000).